Family Solicitor (NQ - 2 PQE)

Job Title: Family Solicitor (NQ - 2 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wakefield
Salary: up to £35,000
REF: 1247
Contact Name: Lucy Wickham
Contact Email:

A dynamic multi-service law firm in Wakefield is looking for a Family Solicitor to join them. 

In this role, you will deal with all aspects of family work including divorce and separation matters and cases involving children.  

This is an exciting opportunity for a family solicitor in the early stages of their career who would like to join a friendly team and have plenty of opportunities to develop their skills and expertise. 

Family Solicitor – Wakefield  

The company & role 

  • A Law Society and Lexcel accredited firm with offices across West Yorkshire 

  • Representing both privately paying and legally aided clients, you will manage your own caseload of divorce, separation and civil partnership matters, financial issues arising out of family breakdown as well as Children Act proceedings 

  • The firm are big believers in giving back to their local community and support a number of charities in and around West Yorkshire 

  • Commutable from Wakefield, Dewsbury, Leeds, Bradford and Huddersfield  

Added extras and benefits 

  • 1 day a week working from home

  • Competitive salary 

  • Excellent progression opportunities 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Family Solicitor with 0-2 years PQE 

  • Will have experience of handling matters involving divorce, financial remedy and private children work 

  • Will be able to undertake advocacy in family courts

  • Will be committed to delivering a high level of client service 

  • A solicitor with excellent client care and communication skills 

  • Will be well-organised and capable of working independently 

How to apply for this Family Solicitor role 

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Lucy on 03300 245 606 or email 

Lucy is an Associate Consultant at Realm and specialises in recruiting family solicitors across Yorkshire. She works with family departments at firms of all shapes and sizes in Leeds, York, Harrogate and Huddersfield. If you are looking for a new position, Lucy is ready to help you make a move.  

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